How do you win the lottery? (or, how to get deployed on international ops)

We have had a few enquiries lately asking how we go about selecting Greyshirts for deliberate operations. The driver being why him or her and not me? Preamble Firstly, a little context. Unlike Team Rubicon USA we do not have a high frequency of rapid onset domestic disasters, so we need to look overseas to generate the opportunity to help those in need. That said... Read More »

Training – what we’ve done and where we’re heading

Director of Field Operations Oz Lane has recently blogged about our progress with regional expansion in the UK and pre-planned international operations. Oz is back with the latest from TRUK Ops. For my latest update I want to give you all a run-down on what we have done and where we are heading on training. I am really proud of what we have achieved in a short space... Read More »

Ops update – pre-planned international operations

| Posted By: Oz Lane
Ops update – pre-planned international operations

Director of Field Operations Oz Lane recently blogged about our progress with regional expansion in the UK. Oz is back with the latest from TRUK Ops. In this edition I want to concentrate on pre-planned International Operations. From this January we have been attempting to put together a year-long programme of deliberate pre-planned operations. This has been from a relatively standing start which has been... Read More »

Regional leadership for TRUK – where we are

| Posted By: Oz Lane
Regional leadership for TRUK – where we are

G’day fellow Greyshirts. Oz here. I’m going to attempt to expose what we are working on in Operations. When I was first asked to get involved with the website I was dead against it, however after being collared by Si Brodie and harangued for failing to communicate I changed my mind. I should warn you that I have no blogging experience, hated creative writing at school... Read More »

Getting out of your comfort zone and getting on with it

| Posted By: Fran Reed
Getting out of your comfort zone and getting on with it

We regularly ask the staff of Team Rubicon UK to blog about work at TR. This time it’s Fran’s turn. Fran is Executive Assistant to the Directors. We need someone to write the next blog they said, so here I am. I haven’t got a specific subject to write and tell you about so I just thought I’d let you know how I got here... Read More »